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East Providence City Hall – Council Chambers


145 Taunton Avenue


East Providence, Rhode Island 02914




Tuesday, December 12, 2017




I.                   Call to Order Open Session – 6:30 p.m.

II.                The Committee will Convene in Executive Session in Conference Room A – 6:30 p.m. Pursuant to R.I. Gen Laws §42-46-(4)&(5) for the purpose of:

1.   Discussion re: Potential Legal Action Pursuant to RIGL §42-46-5 (a)(2)


III.             Move into Open Session (Regular Meeting) – 7:00 p.m.

1.   Call to Order

2.   Pledge of Allegiance and Moment of Silence

3.   Chair to Report Out Any Votes Taken in Executive Session and Receive Motion by Committee Member to Seal Executive Session Minutes Pursuant to Applicable Provisions of RIGL §42-46-4 (4)&(5)

4.   Motion to Set a Curfew for School Committee Meeting


IV.             Student Liaison – Ashley Shankar

V.                Presentations

VI.             Consent Agenda

1.      Communications

2.      Correspondence

3.      Home School Requests

4.      Field Trip Requests

5.      Approval of Minutes:

·         School Committee Meetings held on 11/14 and 12/4/17

·         Building Committee Meetings held on 11/6 and 11/20/17

VII.          PTO/PTA Reports

VIII.       Public Comments I – Agenda Items

IX.             Director of Human Resources Report – Cheryl Mammone

1.   Appointments

2.   Resignations

3.   Retirements

4.   Leave of Absences

5.   Increase in Minimum Wage & East Providence Substitute Pay

6.   Attendance Report

X.                Superintendent’s Report

1.   PTO Visits

2.   Orlo Avenue School

3.   School Presentations

XI.             Assistant Superintendents’ Reports

1.   Middle School Discipline – Dr. Forand


XII.          Director of Technology Report – Ben Russell

1.   Technology Update


XIII.       Director of Pupil Personnel Services Report – Julian MacDonnell


XIV.       Director of Finance Report – Lucy Maddock

1.      Monthly Financial Report


XV.          Director of Facilities Report – Anthony Feola

1.   Facilities Update


XVI.       Director of Operations Report – Diana Clarkin


XVII.    Building Committee Report – Mr.  Cahoon

1.   Building Project Update


XVIII. Discussion Items

1.  Computer Club Proposal

2.  Interim Dean at EPHS

3.  SMMA Proposed Change Order for Non-Traditional Services

4.  Line Staff Operation Policy – Ms. Beauchaine

5.  Social Events Calendar Policy - Ms. Beauchaine

6.  Announcement of Monthly School Highlights Program – Ms. Beauchaine

7.  Move School Committee Meetings to Different Schools   Ms. Beauchaine


XIX.       Action Items

1.   Consider & Vote to Approve Bill List

2.   Consider & Vote to Approve Computer Club

3.   Consider & Vote to Approve 2018 Schedule of Monthly School Committee Meetings

4.   Consider & Vote to Approve an Increase in Substitute Pay

5.   Consider & Vote to Approve Interim Dean at EPHS

6.   Consider & Vote to Approve SMMA Proposed Change Order for Non-Traditional Services


XX.          Public Comment II – Non-Agenda Items

XXI.       Announcements

XXII.    Adjournment



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Date Posted:         12/7/17 City Clerk                                              12/7/17 Secretary of State Website


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